Carpets and textiles, Volume 15
Philip Wilson, 1998 - Antiques & Collectibles - 292 pages
The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection of classical carperts comprises every Near Eastern and Oriental country. In terms of Safavid carpets from Persia and Mughal carpets from India, it is unsurpassed by any other private collection.
In this catalogue, 70 carpets and 9 textiles are presented, each discussed in depth and illustrated in colour. Some 30 additional pieces are reproduced as comparative detail. Comprehensive introductions for each of the geographical groupings provide the reader with a complete overview of the classic oriental carpet
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